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East Providence City Hall – Council Chambers


145 Taunton Avenue


East Providence, Rhode Island 02914




September 11, 2018




I.          Call to Order Open Session – 6:30 p.m.


II.        The Committee will Convene in Executive Session in Conference Room A – 6:30 p.m. Pursuant to R.I. Gen Laws §42-46-(4)&(5) for the purpose of:

1.   Hearing: Appeal regarding discipline of Administrator and legal advice related thereto pursuant to R.I. Gen Laws 42-46-5(a)(1)

2.   Legal Advice re: Bayside Lease Agreement

3.   Discussion re: Administrative Contracts

4.   Discussion re: School Security Pursuant to RIGL §42-46-5 (a)(3)


III.       Move into Open Session (Regular Meeting) – 7:30 p.m.

1.   Call to Order Video Icon

2.   Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence Video Icon

3.   Chair to Report Out Any Votes Taken in Executive Session and Receive Motion by Committee Member to Seal Executive Session Minutes Pursuant to Applicable Provisions of RIGL §42-46-(4)&(5)

4.   Motion to Set a Curfew for School Committee Meeting Video Icon


IV.       Student Liaison – Ellen Phillips Video Icon


V.        Presentations Video Icon

1.   OPEB Review

2.   Workers Compensation Review

3.   AP Courses


VI.       Consent Agenda Video Icon

1.   Communications

2.   Correspondence

3.   Home School Requests

4.   Field Trip Requests

5.   Approval of Minutes:

·         August 14, 2018 School Committee Meeting Executive Session

·         August 14, 2018 School Committee Meeting Open Session

·         August 27, 2018 Joint Building Committee/School Committee Meeting


VII.     PTO/PTA Reports Video Icon


VIII.    Public Comments I – Agenda Items Video Icon


IX.       Superintendent’s Report Video Icon

1.   Commissioner’s Guidance on Firearms in School

2.   Leadership Conference

3.   Administrative Retreat

4.   Early Dismissals


X.        Director of Human Resources Report – Cheryl Mammone Video Icon

1.   Appointments

2.   Resignations

3.   Retirements

4.   Leave of Absences

5.   Non-Renewals

6.   Rescindment


XI.       Director of Operations Report – Diana Clarkin Video Icon

1.   Truancy Court at High School

2.   Transportation Appeals

3.   Lunch Monies


XII.     Director of Technology Report – Ben Russell Video Icon

1.   Technology Update


XIII.    Director of Finance Report – Craig Enos Video Icon

1.   Monthly Financial Report


XIV.    Facility/Safety Committee Report Video Icon


XV.     Policy Committee Report – Jessica Beauchaine Video Icon


XVI.    Building Committee Report – Nathan Cahoon Video Icon

1.   Building Project Update


XVII.  Discussion Items Video Icon

1.   Bayside Lease Agreement

2.   Elimination of February & April Vacation Weeks in Lieu of a Single Vacation Week in March

3.   Italy Trip

4.   Visitor IDs

5.   A.L.I.C.E. vs. Run, Hide, Fight


XVIII. Action Items Video Icon

1.   Consider & Vote to Approve Bill List

2.   Consider & Vote to Terminate the Bayside Lease Agreement in Accordance with the Terms of  the Lease Agreement

3.   Consider & Vote to Approve RFP for Upgrade Food Service Equipment at CTC

4.   Consider & Vote to Approve the Field Trip to Italy

5.   Consider & Vote to Approve the Field Trip to Washington, D.C.

6.   Consider & Vote to Approve Administrative Contracts

7.   Consider & Vote to Approve eVisitor ID System Video Icon

8.   Consider & Vote to Approve A.L.I.C.E. or Run, Hide, Fight


XIX.    Hearing: Appeal regarding Discipline of Administrator Video Icon


XX.     Public Comment II – Non-Agenda Items Video Icon


XXI.    Announcements


XXII.  Adjournment




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Date Posted:            9/6/18 City Clerk                                    9/6/18 Secretary of State Website


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